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Pathlogical Altruism: A Mental Roadblock for Liberty? My Interview with Barbara Oakley.

In this episode of the Lions of Liberty Podcast, I welcome in Barbara Oakley, Associate Professor at Oakland University and author of “Cold Blooded Kindness” and “Evil Genes.” Barbara explains her exploration outward from an engineering background into the study of psychology, the concept behind “pathological altruism,” and how reason and emotion can often come into conflict when forming political viewpoints.

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First things first.

That is some bomb ass production quality podcasting right there. Plays like a studio on my system.

Why thank you!

I can take some credit but much of it needs to go to my awesome audio engineer John Daubert as well!

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Pathological altruism

= kindness that can kill. (Credit: Lee, Lifeson, Peart)

Interesting topic

God knows the frustration I have had speaking with people who attach emotion to political issues that clouds their ability to see something is failing.